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NFL QB tenures: Who has played the longest with current team?

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers plays with a football during NFL football practice.
Aaron Rodgers is entering his 16th season with the Green Bay Packers.
(Morry Gash / Associated Press)

The quarterback-go-round was in high gear this offseason, with Tom Brady heading from New England to Tampa Bay, Philip Rivers going from the Chargers to Indianapolis, and Cam Newton heading from Carolina up to New England to replace Brady.

The top two picks in the 2015 draft packed their bags and moved, with Tampa Bay’s Jameis Winston heading to NFC South rival New Orleans, and Marcus Mariota going from Tennessee to the newly minted Las Vegas Raiders.

Nick Foles, once Super Bowl MVP for Philadelphia, was traded from Jacksonville to Chicago, and former Baltimore fixture Joe Flacco signed a free-agent deal with the New York Jets.

Teddy Bridgewater, who went from the Saints to the Panthers, finally will get a chance to establish himself as a starter (which was happening in Minnesota before his gruesome knee injury.)

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LONGEST TENURES

When quarterbacks joined their current team (through 2018):

Ben Roethlisberger (PIT) 2004

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Aaron Rodgers (GB) 2005

Drew Brees (NO) 2006

Matt Ryan (ATL) 2008

Matthew Stafford (DET) 2009

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Russell Wilson (SEA) 2012

Derek Carr (LV) 2014

Jared Goff (LAR) 2016

Carson Wentz (PHI) 2016

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Dak Prescott (DAL) 2016

Jimmy Garoppolo (SF) 2017

Patrick Mahomes (KC) 2017

Deshaun Watson (HOU) 2017

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Kirk Cousins (MIN) 2018

Alex Smith (WAS) 2018

Baker Mayfield (CLE) 2018

Sam Darnold (NYJ) 2018

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Josh Allen (BUF) 2018

Lamar Jackson (BAL) 2018


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